Mental Health

 Mental Health Awareness Week 10 - 17 May 2021 

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Anxiety UK

User-led organisation that support anyone with anxiety, phobias, panic attacks or other anxiety disorders. 08444775774 or text 07537416905.


Uk's eating disorder charity. Helpline 08088010677 Youthline 08088010711

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their famlies and carers, 03333233880 or email


CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a helpline for boys and young men aged 16 to 35 years, suffering from depression and low self esteem. It offers counselling, advice and information. 0800585858 (or London based callers can dial 0808025858)

Counselling Together

A group of professionally trained Counsellors, from various churches based around the New Forest.

Men's Health Forum

24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and e-mail.

Get Connected

Uk's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn. 08088084994

Hampshire Youth Access


Gives people advice and information for those with mental health problems. 08457660163 or for more information call 03001233393

Muslim Youth Helpline

Free conditional counselling service. 08088082008

The Mix

Essential Mental Health Support via text for under 25s in Crisis text THEMIX to 85258 or Tel: 08088084994

National Self Harm Network

No Panic

Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline. Phone 08449674848 10am -10pm

OCD Action

Support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder. Includes information on treatment and online resources. Phone 08453906232 Monday-Friday 9.30am until 5.00pm


A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments. 08451203778 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)


Prevention of young suicide. 08000684141 (Mon - Fri, 10am -5pm & 7 - 10pm. Weekends 2 - 5pm)

Prince's Trust

Helps young people ages 13-30 get into jobs, education and training. Call 0800842842 or text "call me" to 07983 385418

Recovery Collage

Offers courses designed to increase your knowledge and skills about recovery and self management of your mental health. They run courses across Hampshire including New Forest area. 02380294461


Helps those who are affected by severe mental illness. 08454560455


Sane aims to help individuals meet the challenges of mental ill-health. They provide a national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems. 08457678000 or 03003047000


Whatever you're going through, call us free anytime, from any phone on 116123. We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is free to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call us.

Time To Change

Time to change provides a support and information for people who are facing discrimination reguarding mental health problems 02082152357

Young Minds

Provides information, advice, and training forr young people, parents, carers and professionals. 08088025544

Every Mind Matters has now released expert advice and top tips on how to look after your mental wellbeing if you need to stay at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It also includes guidance if you’re feeling worried or anxious about the outbreak.

Wellbeing Apps

Elefriends - supportive online community for over 17's

Silvercloud - wide range of supportive and interactive programmes eg - goal setting

Daylio - private mood diary to help you undertsand your habits better and improve productivity

Mental Health Recovery Guide - essential things you need to know to fast track your recovery from mental illness

Calm Harm - provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm

Stay Alive - a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay alive

Wellmind - designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression. Includes advice, tips and tools to improve your mental health and boost your wellbeing

What's Up? - using CBT and ACT methods to help you cope with depression, anxiety, anger, stress ect

SAM: Self-Help for Anxiety Management - helps you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection

Mood tools: Depression Aid - designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery

Thrive: Feel Stress Free - helps you manage stress, anxiety and related conditions

IPrevail - Peer support: access communities on stress, anxiety, depression and more

Catchit - teaches you how to look at problems in a different way, turn negative thoughts into positive ones, and improve your mental wellbeing

My Possible Self - aims to help you take control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Use the app to manage fear, anxiety and stress,a nd tackle unhelpful thinking

Pzizz - aims to help you stop your mind racing, get to sleep, stay asleep and wake up refreshed

HealthUnlocked - Peer support: find and connect with people with mental health conditions, including low mood, panic and anxiety

Feeling Good - usues the principles of cognative behavioural therapy to help improve thoughts and feelings, slef esteem and self confidence

Cove - Create music to help express complex feelings. Cove is a personal musical journal to help you with your emotional and mental health

Cypher - anonymous peer-to-peer social network. It's a space to share your feelings and secrets, give and receive support,and connect to other support organisations

NHS Smokefree - support to quit smoking

Active 10 - tracks your walking and shows when to increase pace to improve health

Drink Free Days - practical support to help you track the days you drink alcohol, nominate Drink Free Days to improve health

Couch to 5k - running for beginners with step-by-step instructions

Easy Meals - delicious, easy meal ideas for healthier eating

ThinkNinja - support for 10 - 18 year olds


Click here if you are a boy aged 11 - 18.